May 23rd, 2013
NEWPORTâ€“North Country and Lake Region, along with Spaulding and Enosburg, got together on Wednesday afternoon for the third and final track and field meet at North Country Union High School.
The meet served as a showcase for some of the finer local talent that is currently competing on the track and in the field.
To read about these athletes and for results, see the Express on Friday 5-24-13.
North Country Union HS Principal Bill Rivard was surprised with an award for his support of drivers education. Read about it in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 23, 2013.
Five vehicles parked in a row behind a Derby Line apartment building felt the brunt of last Tuesday night's thunderstorm. Read about it in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 23, 2013.
LYNDON-After three innings of Tuesdayâ€™s Lyndon-Lake Region high school softball game, it looked like the Vikings would easily cruise to their 12th victory of the season.
By the 7th inning, that outcome wasnâ€™t quite so obvious.
After falling behind 6-0 after the first three innings, a scrappy Lake Region club scratched and clawed their way back to within a 9-5 deficit, and had loaded the bases with the tying run at the plate in the 7th, before finally succumbing to their powerful D2 foes in Lyndon.
For the full story, see the Express on Thursday 5-23-13.
Friends and family members are turning out to help the Chaput family after Roger suffered a sports-related injury that leaves him in serious condition at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital. Read about it in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 22, 2013.
A Newport boy is having a dream fulfilled thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Find out more in Wednesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 22, 2013.
NEWPORTâ€“The North Country Falcons were in action on Monday afternoon, hosting the Spaulding Crimson Tide in a match that had play-off implications.
Knowing that if they could pull out a win they would greatly increase their chances of securing a spot in the post-season, North Country went out, and on the strength of their singles play, won the match 4-3.North Country, originally slated to play on Tuesday at Harwood, will now play Wednesday, wrapping up their regular season.
For the full story, see the Express on 5-22-13.
Doyonâ€“â€“ Therese A., 84, of Lowell, VT passed away on May 19, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.
Check out the results of the Dandelion Run on page 3 of Tuesday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 21, 2013.
Adam Page pleaded not guilty to stealing a school bus, breaking into a young woman's house, stealing her dog and then crashing the bus and taking off. Read more of this story in Tuesday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 21, 2013.